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Financial Support

Financial support

Search confidently for assistance

Student Financial Services helps prospective and current RISD students locate, research and compare scholarship and loan options, easing their search for financial support.

Financial support resources

Financial aid self-service

Access the student planning platform to manage your financial aid account. 

Scholarship search

Personalize your search through our partnership with Scholarship Universe.

Resources and forms

Calculate net education costs and learn about loans and financial planning basics.

Entrance counseling

Visit to learn your loan conditions and rights and responsibilities.

Materials Fund

Apply for support to bring ambitious ideas to life in the studio.


Compare and select loans best suited to your needs.


Use this tool to receive loan offers from pre-vetted lenders.